TO SEE THE ORIGINAL 33 PAGE BOOKLET (THE STEELE LAVERTY) go to Photos Section
This is a LAVERTY and ROBINSON Family History site to help us all discover ,be entertained by and
learn about our ancestors.For many generations of the ancestors on both trees lived in County
Antrim. Homes in Ahoghill , Ballymena , Belfast , Broughshane , Coleraine ,Craigs , Cullybackey ,
Drumrankin , Larne , Loan ,Portglenone , were just a few of the places that the people of this site
were born, schooled,married, raised large families , worked, lived and died.
All persons with names on this site , through blood or relationships are a part of this History .
Not just Northern Ireland as The Steele Family were from England and many families moved to and from
__________________________________ LAVERTY FAMILY TREE _________________________________________
......We start with ancestors and descendants of Samuel Laverty born April 1st 1865 (died June 30th
1957) County Antrim, Northern Ireland ( Samuel was son of Arthur Laverty and grandson of Daniel
Laverty )and Mary Steele Laverty born September 30th 1867 (died June 14th 1946)County Antrim ,
Northern Ireland.( Mary was the daughter of Edward Steele and Mary Jane (Mally) McMaster and
granddaughter of Robert Steele and Mary Jane McCullough).
Samuel Laverty and Mary Steele were married at AHOGHILL Parish December 5th 1890
Samuel Laverty and Mary Steele had 12 children- Mary Laverty Rigby , Elizabeth
Laverty McFall, Agnes Laverty Offord/Welford, Arthur Laverty, Alexander Laverty, Samuel Laverty (
died at age 4 of deficiency disease ),Edward Laverty ( died at age 2 of pneumonia ),Maggie
(Margaret) Laverty Martin/Tate, Robert Laverty ( died of brain injury as a result of nearly drowning
at age 3),James Laverty ( died at birth..twin of Jane ), Jane ( Jean) Laverty
McIlhagga ,Evelyn ( Eveline) Laverty Robinson.
_____________________________ROBINSON FAMILY TREE____________________________________________
......Samuel Robinson born in 1892 ( died June 11,1965 ) son of John Robinson ( John was the son of
William Robinson )and Elizabeth Dempsey ( Elizabeth was the daughter of John Dempsey). Margaret
Jane Baird born March 21st 1872 ( died January 26th 1962) the daughter of Nancy McCloy and William
Mayberry ( a neighbour), her husband was Thomas Baird. Samuel and Margaret Jane were Married
December 24th 1912 in Ballymena.
Sam and Margaret Jane had 3 children that lived : Elizabeth Robinson Bamber and twins Sarah (
Sadie) Robinson McKay and David Robinson. The other children died young
If you see errors or omissions ,let me know so I can make it right.
Having all persons on this site with their proper birth name and commonly used name with Photos( if
possible) , important dates, stories ,divorces, multiple marriages,births , deaths, government
records and it all being truthful will make this a reliable site that we all can enjoy and refer